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  • Policy Wonk: Thanks to LePage, Maine leaks revenue in 2 ways

    Gov. Paul LePage is nothing if not relentless in pursuit of a tea party fiscal agenda. He would directly cut state taxes (primarily for wealthy individuals and corporations) and indirectly give money to corporations by expanding and/or creating new tax expenditures, i.e., tax forgiveness, ...

  • Letter: Kitchel, Farber for Falmouth council

    With Town Council candidate Ned Kitchel we have an opportunity to bring back a member of the Falmouth community who once served in this important role, who understands the importance of listening carefully to all sides of an issue, who represents fairness, and who possesses keen common and busine...

  • Letter: Democrats should support Gideon

    I am writing in support of Sarah Gideon in her bid to be the Democratic nominee in House District 106 for the towns of Freeport and Pownal. Sara is presently on the Freeport Town Council and has shown her willingness to listen to all parties and try to find a solution that works best for all of...

  • Letter: Gideon for Freeport state representative

    Some of the best things about living in Freeport are the many relationships I have with neighbors, fellow parents, local business owners, and members of nonprofit organizations. These connections allow me to feel ...

  • Letter: Falmouth ski coaches deserve thanks

    Last month Louise Abromson and Cindy Talbot announced that they would be stepping down as co-coaches of the Falmouth Middle School Nordic program.  We have had two children participate in the program and want to thank Louise and Cindy for their many years of hard work and dedication. ...

  • No Sugar Added: You can't take New Jersey out of the girl

    This past weekend, I once again took my life in my hands and drove south, through the maze of highways that leads to my homeland: New Jersey.

  • The Universal Notebook: The end isn't near!

    If you want to sit back in the comfort of your own home and watch the long, slow, steady decline of America, I suggest you tune in to the National Geographic Channel and take a long hard look at “Doomsday Preppers.” This new series focuses on people stockpiling, fortifying, and... 24

  • Forecaster Forum: Close North Yarmouth Memorial School? Not so fast

    The School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors held their board meeting in North Yarmouth last week to hear the views of Cumberland and North Yarmouth citizens on the recommendation to close North Yarmouth Memorial School and to move 341 fourth- and fifth-graders to the Greely Middle Sc... 1

  • Letter: RSU 5 teachers are being ignored

    I was quite disappointed with The Forecaster’s coverage of the Regional School Unit 5 education forum. Your reporter focused nearly ...

  • Letter: Closing of Stonyfield Cafe 'a huge loss'

    I was stunned and saddened to read of the sudden closing of the Stonyfield Cafe.  It was one of the first restaurants my husband an...